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Category: Contact Lens

Biomedics 1 Day Extra Toric

Enjoy exceptional convenience and quality when you correct your astigmatism with Biomedics 1 Day Extra Toric contact lenses. Designed to offer stable and comfortable vision, these toric contact lenses from CooperVision offer incredible value for money.

Contact lenses for a comfortable fit

The optimize base curve of these daily toric contact lenses ensures a comfortable fit, with the lens sitting closer on the eye, eliminating eyelid interaction, yet offering a moist and smooth presence. As a result, you can enjoy uninterrupted vision and long-lasting comfort from each pair.

Enjoy comfort and hydration all day long with these daily disposable contact lenses. Ideal for those with a hectic lifestyle or those used to long working days, these daily toric contact lenses are designed to stand up to the demands of the day.

Benefits & Features

As daily disposables, this contact lenses deliver a high level of hygiene due to the fact that you’ll be disposing of each set of lenses at the end of each day and applying a new set the next morning. This is also ideal for anyone with a busy schedule, used to late nights, as you won’t have to clean and store your lenses before bed, you can simply throw them away.

Enjoy impressive performance, comfort and convenience with Biomedics 1 Day Extra Toric contact lenses.

  • Daily toric lenses to correct astigmatism
  • Stable and clear vision, with minimal lens rotation
  • Daily disposable lenses offer fresh new lenses every day
  • Visibility tint to help insert and remove lenses
  • No cleaning required

Let’s make an appointment with us at Malaya Optical Optometrists to make it yours!

Biomedics 1 Day Extra

An upgrade to the popular Biomedics 1 Day Extra, these daily disposable contact lenses by CooperVision provide a further enhanced degree of quality. Renowned for the comfort hygiene and convenience that they offer, alongside clear and crisp vision.

These contact lenses feature an optimize base curve, that ensures a comfortable fit for the wearer. When coupled with their advanced moisture-locking technology, you’ll have a daily contact lens you can really rely on for keeping your eyes hydrated from morning till night. Designed for up to 12 hours of wear, these lenses are ideal for hectic schedules and busy lifestyles.

Biomedics 1 Day Extra with zero irritation

Enjoy total hygiene when you wear these quality daily disposable contact lenses. By disposing of each pair of lenses before bed and replacing them with a new set every morning, you’ll be sure of clean lenses that offer zero irritation. And to top it all off, you can enjoy the convenience of going to bed without having to follow a contact lens cleaning routine for looking after your lenses.

The perfect contact lenses for a modern, busy lifestyle, this contact lenses are an upgrade to their predecessor, offering convenience, hygiene, comfort and performance for first-time wearers and experienced contact lens wearers alike.

Benefits & Features

  • Great option for those who suffer from dry eyes
  • Designed with excellent wettability to keep your eyes healthy and comfortable
  • Daily disposable lenses offer convenient and healthy lens wear option
  • Features optimize base curve for secure fit
  • No cleaning required

How long can I wear Biomedics 1 Day Extra?

Biomedics 1 Day Extra is a daily contact lens that can be worn for up to 12 hours a day. It must be disposed of after and must not be used again. Made with a 55% water content for extra moisture and comfort during wear. The natural feel of the lenses is due to its advanced moisture locking technology.

Let’s make an appointment with us at Malaya Optical Optometrists to reserve yours now!

Biomedics 55 Evolution

Crisp and clear vision is achieved by Biomedics 55 Evolution and its innovative design. Created by CooperVision, this monthly contact lens is comfortable to wear and offers exceptional value for money.

Benefits of Biomedics 55 Evolution

With an aspheric design, each of these monthly contact lenses is able to fit closer to the eye, for a smoother and more stable wear. The lens remains in its place on the eye, providing uninterrupted vision and eliminating blurs, halos, glares and other spherical aberrations. This unique design even enables to correct slight degrees of astigmatism, removing the need for toric contact lenses.

Tapered off edges to the lens surface make for a more comfortable fit, with zero irritation caused, while this contact lenses have also been designed to keep your eyes hydrated and feeling fresh from morning till night.

  • Aspheric lens design for clear and crisp vision
  • Edge Tapered technology for a comfortable fit
  • High water content for comfortable and hydrated lenses through the day
  • UV protection against harmful sun rays
  • Light blue handling tint for easy application

How long can someone wear Biomedics 55 Evolution contacts?

Suitable for daily wear for up to a month, these monthly contact lenses must be taken out every night before going to sleep. You’ll then need to clean and store them using contact lens solution to achieve an effective clean and maintain the quality of the lenses.

Let’s make an appointment with us at Malaya Optical Optometrists to reserve yours!


Biofinity is a monthly contact lens that is suitable for patients that are looking for excellent health and comfort from a lens. In addition to being ideal for new wearers, this contact lenses are also an ideal upgrade for existing wearers who want better lens performance. Biofinity is different from other high oxygen lenses because it features our exclusive Aquaform Comfort Science. This technology creates a naturally hydrophilic contact lens that retains water within the lens, minimizing dehydration. It also combines low modulus and high oxygen transmissibility for added comfort and breathability.

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Benefits of Biofinity Contact Lenses

The patented Aquaform Technology in these premium monthly contact lenses has a 48% water content and a naturally wettable lens surface that lasts all day long. All of which ensures that your eyes stay hydrated throughout the day, while the silicone hydrogel material of the lens itself allows more oxygen to reach the eye than with most other soft contact lenses. This keeps them fresh and prevents them from drying out as the day goes by.

Ideal for those susceptible to dry eyes. Biofinity contacts are ideal to stand up to the demands of modern living, reducing the effect of air conditioning and digital screen use can have on your eyes, making them incredibly reliable.

How long can you wear Biofinity Contacts?

Biofinity contacts are monthly contact lenses and can be reworn for up to a month if you clean and store them nightly with a multi-purpose solution, such as our best-selling and affordable comfi All-in-One Solution.

Can you sleep in Biofinity?

Alternatively, if approved by your optician, these monthly lenses can be worn continuously with up to 6 nights/7 days of comfortable wear. This means you can wear them throughout the day and when sleeping for up to 6 nights/7 day without removal. These extended wear lenses give you total freedom in how you wish to wear them, and are ideal if your two weeks are never the same. However, you’ll need to speak with your optician to determine if your eyes are suited to sleeping in your contact lenses.

Let’s make an appointment with us at Malaya Optical Optometrists, we are ready to advice you!

All About Air Optix Plus HydraGlyde

Air Optix Plus Hydraglyde are monthly contact lenses by Alcon & Ciba Vision that utilise dual technologies to offer long-lasting hydration for your eyes and a presence you’ll barely feel.

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Benefits of Air Optix Plus HydraGlyde contact lenses

These silicone hydrogel contact lenses are a new addition to the renowned Air Optix range, that offer enhanced comfort due to their HydraGlyde Moisture Matrix. This technology keeps your contact lenses moist and comfortable to wear for even longer, ideal if you’re used to working long hours in front of a computer screen. When coupled with the highly breathable silicone hydrogel material of these monthly contact lenses, this technology makes sure your eyes are feeling fresh and healthy all-day long.

Through the use of SmartShield technology, these monthly contact lenses are ultra-resistant to any build-up of protein or dirt, keeping vision undisturbed and eyes free from irritation. Enjoy crystal clear vision all day long with these impressive monthly contact lenses, which offer the same amazing level of performance and visual acuity on the last day of the month as they do on the first.

How long can you wear Air Optix plus HydraGlyde?

To maintain the quality of your Air Optix Plus HydraGlyde contact lenses, all you’ll need to do is remove your lenses every night, then clean and store them using a fresh contact lens solution. This ensures they stay soft, wettable and hygienic to pop back in the next morning. Our best-selling comfi All-in-One Solution is a premium multi-purpose contact lens solution for looking after your monthly contact lenses.

Once approved by your optician, these Air Optix brand lenses can be worn for up to 6 nights if approved by your optician as extended wear. This means they can be worn consecutively for up to two weeks without removal. However, you will need to confirm with your optician whether your eyes are suited to sleeping in your contact lenses.

Benefits & Features

  • Suitable for dry eyes
  • HydraGlyde Moisture Matrix technology keeps lenses moist and comfortable
  • Enjoy same consistent comfort from day 1 to day 30
  • Silicone hydrogel lens design allows more oxygen into the eye
  • SmartShield technology protects against deposits

Let’s make an appointment with us at Malaya Optical Optometrists to know more about contact lenses brand and benefits! And don’t forget to purchase your Air Optix Plus Hydraglyde at our online shop!


Things you need to know about contact lenses

Here’s is the details of 4 things you need to know about contact lenses. Let’s go we go through together one by one.

What are the main types of contact lenses and how do they differ?
Contact lenses can be broken down into two main categories; how long they’re worn for, and the eye condition they correct.
How long a lens is worn for is referred to as the wearing pattern. These include daily, monthly, two weekly and extended wear. Each wearing pattern has a different attraction.
Daily lenses are becoming increasingly popular for the convenience and hygiene they provide. Monthly lenses are valued because the same two lenses can be worn for 30 consecutive days.
Two weekly lenses are seen as the middle ground between daily and monthly lenses. Finally, extended wear lenses can even be left in overnight during sleep.
These are especially useful for people who struggle to put their lenses in and out. However, always check with your eye care expert before selecting extended wear lenses. Specialist lenses to correct eye conditions include multifocal lenses and toric lenses.
If you have been diagnosed with presbyopia (a condition more prevalent in the over 40 age bracket) and you find you need to hold a menu at arm’s length to read clearly, your optician may suggest a multifocal lens. This lens will help you focus on objects at varying distances with ease.

Why is it important to look after your eyesight? Is there any way to slow vision loss?
It is very important to look after your eyesight. Why? Because we rely on sight as our dominant sense. This is reflected in how complicated and delicate our eyes are relative to animals. For instance, a dog’s vision is not nearly as sophisticated as humans, but their sense of smell is significantly better.
There are a number of potential interventions to reduce the need for vision correction. Contact lenses (both soft and hard), specific glasses and even eye drops have been suggested, but these tend to have varying degrees of success.
One practical suggestion is to advise our kids to put their devices away. Data from many studies demonstrate that the high level of near work associated with devise usage can increase myopia.
It is also thought that myopia progression may be caused by light levels, so it’s a good idea to get kids outside to play – which keeps them away from their devices for a while!

How can contact lens wearers prevent Contact Lens-Induced Dry Eye (CLIDE)?
Things you need to know about contact lens is most contact lens wearers will be familiar with dry eye, or contact lens-induced dry eye (CLIDE), as it is known. CLIDE can leave lens wearer’s eyes feeling dry, irritated and fatigued.
Luckily there are methods to fight back. Taking regular breaks from lenses can help. We recommend that lens users also have one free lens day a week, if possible.
The water content of lenses may also have some impact on how dry wearers eyes become. A lower water content lens may help towards reducing CLIDE. The reason being is that high water content lenses tend to absorb moisture from the eye via osmosis as they lose water during wear.
Wearing silicone hydrogel lenses may also reduce the symptoms of CLIDE. This is because silicone allows more oxygen to flow to the eye, which is essential for producing healthy natural tears while also maintaining a low water content. It’s worth consulting your optician to see if a new prescription might help you battle dry eyes.

What advice would you give to somebody thinking of trying contact lenses for the first time?
It’s important to get an eye test to determine if your eyes are suitable for contact lenses.
If your optician recommends contact lenses to you, the next step is to be clear on what you want your lenses for. This will allow your optician to suggest the best option that really works for your eyes.
Your optician should also suggest appropriate contact lens care products including solutions and eye drops.
If you find the initial lenses your optician selects for you to be uncomfortable, don’t be afraid to experiment with different wearing patterns, lens material, and brands – after further consultation with your eye care expert. Keep trying new lenses until you find a lens you can wear all day without discomfort.

Things you need to know about contact lens is a most important to before you decide to buy it through online or at optical shop and don’t forget to have your contact lens prescriptions at your eye doctor! Let’s make an appointment with us at Malaya Optical Optometrists.

What is Toric Contact Lenses?

Some people who are not too familiar with contact lens still wondering what is toric lenses or what is meant by toric lenses?

What is Toric Contact Lenses?
Astigmatism or toric contact lenses is one of the more common types of refractive errors, or structural problems with your cornea or lens. It leads to light hitting your retina in a way that does not create a clear image of the world.
If you have astigmatism, either your cornea or lens will be shaped in a more oblong fashion, like a football, rather than shaped like a circle. This can cause general blurry vision. If your sight is not corrected well, you can suffer from eye strain, discomfort, or headaches.
One type of lens that can improve mild and moderate corneal astigmatism is a toric lens. These contact lenses are soft contacts, which are more gas permeable than hard contacts. For years, hard contacts have been the preferred treatment for astigmatism to help reshape the eye, but soft contacts allow for better long-term eye health. Because of this, toric contact lenses can be a good option.

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How is an astigmatism corrected?
Most forms of astigmatism are easily treatable. Many people opt for eyeglasses, which are made with a special cylindrical lens prescription that offsets the astigmatism.
Most people who choose glasses to correct an astigmatism only need a single-vision lens that provides clear vision at all distances. People who are past the age of 40 are more likely to require a bifocal or progressive vision lens. Contact lenses are another excellent option for many people with a moderate amount of astigmatism. In fact, some people with an astigmatism do better with contact lenses than with eyeglasses, because the contacts may provide clear vision and an unobstructed, wider range of view than glasses.
Standard soft contact lenses aren’t effective for correcting an astigmatism, but rigid gas-permeable contact lenses can be a viable option for people with a mild astigmatism.
Rigid gas-permeable contact lenses maintain their regular shape when they’re over your cornea, allowing them to make up for the cornea’s irregular shape and make your vision sharper.

Who Is Best Suited for Toric Contact Lenses?
Some people have astigmatism in addition to other refractive errors like nearsightedness or farsightedness. People who treat one refractive error may wear soft contacts that do not treat their astigmatism. If you want to wear contact lenses and have astigmatism, toric lenses are a great option to correct corneal shape while also correcting other refractive errors.
Toric contact lenses use specific meridians to stay in place and improve your visual acuity.idians are measured from your pupil out, like a radius in a circle. These meridians are measured to specific powers to correct your astigmatism.
There are also design elements like slightly weighted or thickened edges to help keep these soft lenses in place. Usually, these weights are at the 6 o’clock and 12 o’clock axes.
There are also different brands of toric contact lenses, which offer different fits. If you try one brand and it does not situate properly in your eye, another brand is likely to suit your needs.

Differences between normal eye and eye with astigmatism

What are the benefits of toric contact lenses?
Toric contact lenses are often the best choice for contact lens wearers with an astigmatism, because they’re specifically designed to address the problem. The special shape of a toric lens creates different refractive, or focusing, powers that can help correct either a corneal or a lenticular astigmatism.
Toric contacts have a thicker zone that keeps them from rotating when they’re in your eyes. It also helps you orient the lenses the same way every time, so you can count on consistent visual acuity.
Because toric contact lenses must be placed on your eye in a specific way, achieving an exact fit is extremely important. Toric lenses have a middle axis, much like the equator that circles the middle of the earth, to keep your line of vision clear. If your lenses don’t fit well, they’ll do little to improve your vision. Toric lenses are available as soft or hard lenses, and come in every wear schedule, ranging from dailies to disposables and beyond.

Work With Your Optometrist for the Best Toric Contact Lens Fit
For a long time, contact lenses were not the preferred way to improve visual acuity in people with astigmatism. However, as technology progresses, toric soft contact lenses are a great option for people with mild to moderate corneal astigmatism. If you are interested in these types of lenses, work with your optometrist to have toric lenses fitted properly to your eyes. Be aware that this can take some extra time or extra visits, but it is well worth it.
Toric contact lenses also cost a little more, but the price difference can be worthwhile for clear vision without glasses. If you know what to expect beforehand, you can then assess if the pros of toric lenses are worth the potential cons. Let’s make an appointment with us at Malaya Optical Optometrists, we are ready to guide you about toric lenses!

How to improve eyesight naturally and safely?

Can eyesight improve naturally and safely?

There are several things you can do to keep your eyes healthy and potentially improve your vision. These include healthy lifestyle choices such as eating well, getting enough sleep, exercising regularly and not smoking. Reducing eye strain and protecting your eyes from UV rays and excessive blue light is also good for eye health. 

One of the best methods to take care of your eyes is to take care of your whole body. The healthy choices with diet, sleep patterns and exercise, as well as seeing a doctor for routine checkups and practicing good hygiene, can keep your body and eyes in good condition. You may be able to change the way your brain and eyes work together and thus improve vision in certain situations. 

how to improve eyesight naturally and safely

There are some fundamental ways that you can do on how to improve eyesight naturally and safely thus to boost your eye health and also your vision;

  1. Eating a balanced and healthy diet rich in antioxidants and Vitamin A, C and E such as leafy vegetables, carrots, broccoli, spinach and fish can help in maintaining eye health. A nutritious diet can help to enhance vision and reduce vision loss.
  2. Get enough sleep; when you are too tired, your eyes may become more tense and feel dry. A healthy amount of sleep can reduce tired eyes and thus improve vision. 
  3. Exercise regularly; physical fitness can improve blood circulation and oxygen flow to your eyes. This can help to reduce dry eyes. 
  4. Protect your eyes from the sun; you should wear sunglasses with UV protection when you’re outdoors to prevent harmful rays from reducing your vision with common exposure. 
  5. Take a break from the screen; it is unhealthy if you spend a lot of time by looking at a screen, such as a computer, laptop or smartphones, you should take a short break and look away at 20 feet every 20 minutes for 20 seconds at a time. This can help to prevent digital eye strain, which can cause eye fatigue, headaches, neck tension, and decreased vision.
  6. Practice good hygiene; you should always wash your hands and face thoroughly and regularly. Keep cosmetics and chemicals out of the eyes. If you wear contacts, clean and store them properly.

Improving your vision naturally often results in eye health in general. Healthy lifestyle choices and regular eye examinations are the optimal ways to maintain your vision as good as possible. Let’s talk to our optometrists about specific tips for maintaining and improving your vision and eye health. 

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What’s the most attractive eye color?

What is the most attractive eye color?

The eyes are considered as the most attractive facial features. Everyone’s eyes are very unique including the color of their eyes. The colored part of the eye is called the iris and controls pupil size. No two people will share the same color, shape or appearance of the eyes. 

Many of us have an interest in a particular color regarding eye color, whether it belongs to us or our partners or loved ones – but did you know that there are colors that are preferred?

From previous research, it has confirmed that people are more interested in brighter irises than darker ones, and it seems that the stereotype of blue and green eyes being the most amazing does exist, as the recent research shows that the most scientifically attractive eye color is either blue and green.

the most attractive eye color

Interestingly, while we can associate this color with “baby blues” or green eyes, the fact is that we do not have the full pigment in our eyes at birth. Thus, many children are born with blue eyes that gradually change into different colors when they grow up. 

While blue eyes tend to have a natural glow to them, brown eyes also definitely have their advantages as well. The people with brown eyes have the most common pigments called melanin in their iris, which means that they are better protected from the sun and have less risk of eye diseases than people with brightly colored eyes. Hazel eyes are in second place because they have most melanin, but their eyes are most pigmented around the edges of iris with a combination of gold, brown and green filling the center. Hazel eyes are also selected as one of the most attractive eye colors and arguably have the best of both worlds, health and beauty. 

The eyes can tell a lot about a person’s emotions and are the most expressive facial features. When discussing the most beautiful eyes in the world, it is important to consider that people have a variety of attractive qualities. The eyes come in different colors, shapes and contrasts that make them very unique for individuals. 

At Malaya Optical, we believe that all eyes are beautifully colored and celebrate it with our colored contact lenses available in a variety of colors. You also can choose plano power for colored contact lenses. And book an appointment with Malaya Optical Optometrist for further clarification.

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Who cannot wear Contact Lenses?

Who cannot wear contact lenses?

Contact lenses are an alternative for eye glasses. It was created more than 100 years ago, it was first made of glass and hard plastic. Nowadays, contact lenses are made of soft plastic, it is a small and thin disc designed so you can place directly on the surface of the eyes (cornea).

Often, eye doctors or other professional optometrists prescribe contact lenses for vision problems such shortsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism. An optometrist can also prescribe them to treat certain eye conditions and diseases. For instance, people who have had cataract surgery and who have not received a lens implant, also can use special contact lenses.

If you’re thinking of getting a contact lenses, there are two thing that you need to do first;

  1. Find out the facts about contact lens
  2. Visit you eye doctor

Since contact lenses are medical devices, they must be properly installed by an eye care professional. This could happen even if you’re not wearing glasses and just want to wear contacts to change the colour of your eyes. After your eye doctor examines your eyes to make sure it is okay for you to wear contact lenses, then they will write you a prescription for contact lenses.

However, not everyone can use contacts and should switch to contacts. For some people, the idea of touching their eyeballs everyday is not something they want to do, but for others there are medical and physical problems that need to be addressed. You should not wear contacts lenses for example if you have dry-eye syndrome or allergies. 

who cannot wear contact lenses

So, who cannot wear contact lenses? The person who has dry-eye syndrome which is their tear glands produce fewer tears. Although, there are contact lenses and eye drops designed to help their dry eyes, it is still not enough to make wearing contact lenses comfortable. Other than that, who have allergies or sensitive-eye means they are allergic to the disinfecting solution or the contact lenses itself. Every time they go to clean their contacts, the body will react negatively and might cause discomfort due to irritation and infection to their eyes. Ages also plays a role for anyone who cannot wear contact lenses. Children and pre-teens want to try contacts to change their look. From the opinion of an eye-doctor, the earliest age who can try contact lenses is during adolescence; because their eyes are very tender and sensitive. Plus handling contact lenses is not an easy task, if they put it the wrong way, it may cause damage to their eyes.

For more information on whether you can wear contact lenses or not, you can visit Malaya Optical Optometrists for a contact lens exam and fitting. Furthermore, nowadays, eyeglasses are becoming more and more stylish, and the designs of frames are changing and becoming more attractive each year. 

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